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Cork v Tipperary – Preview

The second All-Ireland Hurling semi-final takes is set to take place. Cork and Tipperary go toe to toe with a place in the final against Kilkenny at stake. Sean Cremin is here to look ahead to the clash. Cork and Tipperary are ready to take their long lasting rivalry to Croke Park for the first ever time. Their Munster championship …

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Top Performers From The Weekend’s Hurling Action

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Here is an in-depth look at some of the top performers from this weekend’s hurling action. Once again there was a jam packed schedule of GAA action as we head into the business end of the summer. The Munster hurling and Connaught football honours were up for grabs, as well as All-Ireland qualifying games in both codes. John Ivory ranks the …

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Hallmarks of the 2014 Hurling Championship So Far

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As the temperature rises and we roll into July, the hurling championship is in full swing. We have two mouth-watering provincial finals on the horizon, as well as a couple of heavyweight bouts in the qualifiers. The wow factor of 2013 meant that this season would have an awful lot to live up to following one of the most evenly …

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Will The Real Cork Hurling Team Please Stand Up?

Cork sauntered to a fourteen-point victory over Waterford after many had expected an ambush – or at least a far more competitive fare than the bookies odds of 1/3 for Cork -in the offing. Critics said prior to the game that the Cork forwards were overrated, they were weak at the back and the reputation acquired by making the All-Ireland …

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Waterford v Cork – Three Talking Points

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Following last weekend’s exhilarating draw between Cork and Waterford, the Munster rivals go to war again on Sunday. Brian Barry is here to discuss the biggest talking points ahead of the Munster Championship replay. _____ Did Waterford miss their chance? Last day out, the Déise were fancied by few, but took the game to the Rebels. So much so that they widened …

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The Emergence of Alan Cadogan & Austin Gleeson

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‘A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me but this is my time.’ -Usain Bolt Never has the sentiment uttered above by the world’s fastest man been more applicable to two young men in the arena of Gaelic Games. Waterford’s Austin Gleeson and Alan Cadogan burst onto the GAA scene this weekend with two exceptional performances. May …

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Fortunate Rebels must learn from Déise Draw

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After a narrow escape against an inexperienced Waterford side, Sean Cremin looks at the wrongs Cork must right to go one better in the replay and assert themselves as genuine All-Ireland contenders.  It was a strange day in Thurles. There was an air of excitement that the hurling season was back but yet the crowd and the atmosphere remained in …

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Cork Hurlers Looking To Move On From 2013

It’s that time of year again as the Munster Hurling Championship kicks into gear on Sunday with Cork and Waterford doing battle in Thurles. This weekend’s match may lack the stardust of their mid-noughties encounters, but it is an intriguing contest nonetheless as we view two counties in completely different stages of development. A new Waterford team setting out on …

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Spotlight On The Munster Championship: Cork

With the National Football and Hurling Leagues done and dusted for another year, the 2014 Championship is every county’s focus. John Ivory takes a look at the Munster teams and evaluates each county’s chances in both codes for the coming year in the Province. This week he looks at Cork. The Footballers Manager: Brian Cuthbert Cork enjoyed an impressive League campaign …

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